Council Members

President – Dr. Laurel J. Gershwin, University of California, Davis, CA

Vice–President – Dr. Paul S. Morley, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Council Member – Dr. Christopher Chase, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

Council Member– Dr. Qijing Zhang, Iowa State University, Ames, IA

Council Member – Dr. Amelia R. Woolums, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Council Member – Dr. M.M. Chengappa, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Executive Director – Dr. David A. Benfield, Ohio State University, Wooster, OH

Past President- Dr. Roman Ganta, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

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Dec. 4 – 6, 2016: Marriott (Downtown Magnificent Mile), Chicago, IL


Make plans to attend the best international meeting on animal diseases – 2016 CRWAD Meeting

2016 Meeting Announcement

The 2016 CRWAD Meeting will be held Sunday – Tuesday, December 4 – 6, at the Chicago Marriott, Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois (Chicago Marriott Downtown Room Reservations). The meeting will begin with the combined meeting of NAPRRS and CRWAD on Sunday afternoon, the Schwabe Symposium and other satellite meetings. There will also a Sunday evening Keynote speaker followed by the an Opening Reception and combined NAPRRS and CRWAD poster session Sunday evening. This year a BVDV Symposium will occur on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday at the conclusion of the CRWAD meeting.

Graduate students, and industry and academic professionals present and discuss the most recent advances on subjects of interest to the CRWAD and of importance to the global livestock and companion animal industries. The oral and poster abstracts of new and unpublished data presented at the meeting sessions are published each year in the CRWAD Proceedings.

Formal Scientific presentations conclude by 12:00pm Tuesday afternoon, December 6, followed by the CRWAD business meeting and award ceremony.

Attendance is open to anyone interested in new research information related to animal diseases.

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We are pleased to invite you or your company to be a part of the annual conference meeting through sponsorship. Sponsor opportunities for today’s research, tomorrow’s innovations.

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